CCAPP Scientists Chosen for APS-IDEA teams

August 21, 2020

CCAPP Scientists Chosen for APS-IDEA teams

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Annika Peter and her entire team, which include students, staff and faculty from Physics (Terry Bradley, Beatriz E. Burrola Gabilondo, Kirsten Casey, Chandrodoy Chattopadhyay, Ami Choi, Emilio Codecido, Amy Connolly, Donley Cormode, Ian Dela Cruz, Simon Filbert, Johnny Greco, Jay Gupta, Andrew Heckler, Kevin Ingles, Ruth Leonard, Crystal Moloney, Hannah Parsons, Jon Pelz, Annika Peter, Rachel Slaybaugh) for being chosen as one of the APS-IDEA teams.

Quoting from the APS-IDEA website: https://www.aps.org/programs/innovation/fund/idea-physics.cfm

“The American Physical Society Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Allicance (APS-IDEA) is a new, community-wide effort to work with the physics community to strengthen its efforts to improve equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI). Funded by the APS Innovation Fund in 2019, APS-IDEA will convene representatives from about 30 physics departments, laboratories, and research collaborations to attend an initial workshop June 12-13, 2020, establish an online learning community, and, more broadly, form a community of practice with the goal of transforming the culture of physics. As in any emerging subfield of physics, progress towards a more inclusive physics community will be accelerated by collaboration, sharing of promising practices, and grounding the work in research. APS-IDEA was created to support the physics community’s efforts to improve EDI.”